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Famous People Who Died in England

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List of famous people who died in England, with photos when available. These notable England deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in England, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has England listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in England has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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This list of historic deaths in England includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.
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William Shakespeare is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 52 (1564-1616) from Stratford-upon-Avon
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Amy Winehouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 28 (1983-2011) from Southgate
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Jimi Hendrix is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 28 (1942-1970) from Seattle
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Freddie Mercury is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 45 (1946-1991) from Zanzibar City
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Ava Gardner is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Age Died at 68 (1922-1990) from Smithfield
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Leigh Bowery is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 33 (1961-1994) from Sunshine
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Virginia Woolf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 59 (1882-1941) from Kensington
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Vivien Leigh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 54 (1913-1967) from Darjeeling
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John Dalton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 78 (1766-1844) from Eaglesfield
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Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 86 (1914-2000) from Maida Vale
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Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 41 (1969-2010) from London Borough of Lewisham
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William Kennedy Dickson ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 75 (1860-1935) from Le Minihic-sur-Rance
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James Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
James Chadwick Dec. at 83 (1891-1974) from Bollington
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Aleister Crowley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 72 (1875-1947) from Leamington Spa
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Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 84 (1643-1727) from Woolsthorpe-by-Colsterworth
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Georgi Markov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 49 (1929-1978) from Vitosha
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Karl Marx is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 65 (1818-1883) from Trier
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Erich Segal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 73 (1937-2010) from New York City
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Alexander Litvinenko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 44 (1962-2006) from Russia
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Ernest Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 66 (1871-1937) from Brightwater
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Arthur Stanley Eddington... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 62 (1882-1944) from Kendal
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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 83 (1856-1939) from Příbor
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Richard Wright is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 65 (1943-2008) from Hatch End
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Joseph John Thomson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 84 (1856-1940) from Manchester
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Rudolf Peierls is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in England
Dec. at 88 (1907-1995) from Berlin